Tuesday, October 26, 2004  

All Sorts of Updates

Hmmm. Since this is supposedly a knitting blog, I might as well get a few things off my chest. First, I'm definitely in a "small project" mood. First the yummy chocolate cashmere scarf for the boyfriend. Then, for me, some warm and cozy mittens. Since I already have the yarn, it's not so bad... although I did feel justified in buying this:

And then, since I'm going to have a new pair of beautiful mittens, I felt justified in buying myself this:

in order to make this:

Ah, ebay - how I love and hate you.

On the non-knitting fronts, there's always school. Always more studying. But hey, I got an A- on my first official assignment in law school, so the cashmere-silk scarf kit is a celebration. :)

Plus, I'm still enjoying the post-vacation haze. It might have been a mini-vacation - only a weekend trip - but it was lovely. We went "down south" - and, after making the requisite Waffle House stop, we arrived in Yorktown, VA. This was the view from the B&B:

And they nicely provided us with a very friendly kitty when we arrived. Supposedly, she belongs to one of the neighbors, and "scratches." Um, yeah. She definitely looks unfriendly:

... especially when she was getting loves, and enjoying herself so much that she stuck her tongue out. She was like the kitty version of Michael Jordan - although I guess without all that basketball stuff. ;)

The uber-friendly kitty wasn't the only wild animal we saw - isn't it adorable?

And speaking of wildlife, this is what followed me into the apartment when I brought in the groceries:

Luckily, Cricket was there to regulate.


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